New US-based LED optics developer LEDIL, Inc. names Ben Swedberg as president

April 25, 2016
LED optics developer LEDIL Oy is pleased to announce the establishment of its US-based subsidiary, LEDIL, Inc. and the appointment of Ben Swedberg as its President. The new entity will better allow LEDIL to leverage its innovative product portfolio in the Americas and further extend its global leadership in LED secondary optics.

Ben will provide the leadership needed to drive the business growth by building the team and infrastructure necessary to meet the needs of the local customers. He brings a unique mix of expertise in business management, OEM sales, lighting standards development, manufacturing, and product development from Ideal Industries, Inc. In his last assignment, Ben successfully led the largest business, the Electrical Connector group, to strong, profitable growth while developing and implementing the global strategy and propelling the company into newly created markets. He received a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University and his MBA from Northern Illinois University.

The only true specialist in the field of secondary optics for high-power and lighting-class LEDs, LEDiL has been producing precision-engineered optics and reflectors since 2002 and now boasts nearly 3,500 standard products optimized for use with LEDs produced by the world’s prominent LED manufacturers. Custom solutions are also commonly developed with minimal end-user tooling investment required. With production in Finland and China, new facilities in the US, and a global network of authorized distributors, LEDiL’s products are sought and available around the world.



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